Eastern Values Fly Drive Holiday Itinerary
New York Arrival
Arrive in New York, the city that never sleeps, and transfer independently to your hotel.
This morning enjoy the city of New York. Catch glimpses of the famous skyline as you absorb the bustle and energy of the
Big Apple. May we suggest a stroll through Central Park, a bird’s eye view on a Manhattan Helicopter Tour (optional), or re-enact history with a kiss in Times Square. Bring your camera!
DAY 03: DRIVING DISTANCE: 381 MI / 613 KM
New York – Niagara Falls – Buffalo
Today, drive across New York state through the Finger Lakes Country and towards the Canadian border. Indulge in a spot of wine-tasting at Watkins Glen (optional), on the shores of Lake Seneca, named for the Seneca Indian Nation. Continue to Buffalo for overnight.
DAY 04: DRIVING DISTANCE: 40 MI / 64 KM
Buffalo – Niagara Falls – Buffalo
Today take a short drive to Niagara Falls, perhaps take a ride aboard the Maid of the Mist (optional), or cross the border to Canada to take a stroll along Table Rock to view the thundering waters of the Horseshoe Falls. You may choose to take optional trip to Skylon Tower for lunch at its revolving restaurant. Skylon Tower, hovering 775 feet above Niagara gorge, features an observation deck that affords views of an 8,000 mile area, as far as the eye can see. Return to Buffalo for overnight.
DAY 05: DRIVING DISTANCE: 150 MI / 241 KM
Buffalo – Amish Country
Depart Buffalo and travel into Pennsylvania Dutch country, also known as Amish Country. The lifestyle of the Amish people embraces the areas natural beauty. Explore the region before checking into your hotel for your overnight stay.
DAY 06: DRIVING DISTANCE: 268 MI / 431 KM
Amish Country – Gettysburg – Washington D.C
This morning travel through the Appalachian Mountains along the picturesque Susquehanna River, the longest river on the American East Coast. Visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil, and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. From here, you will journey to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. Make time this evening to see the city monuments by night.
Enjoy time visiting D.C with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply stroll the banks of the Potamac River.
DAY 08: DRIVING DISTANCE: 139 MI / 223 KM
Washington, D.C. – Philadelphia
This morning, continue your journey to Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love” and the birthplace of America, where the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. Here you will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. This evening make time for an optional dinner at one of the cities most famous venues for the local delicacy of Philly Cheese Steak.
Philadelphia – New York Departure
This morning we return to New York City in time for your return flight.
Holiday Info & Extras
Travel may be any day of the week, subject to availability of all components of the program.
Package rates may not be applicable over special events and during Public Holidays – rates are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. Hotels may be substituted with comparable standard properties. Refer to our Booking Conditions for full details.
“Compulsory Daily Resort Fee” if applicable will be advised at time of booking. A resort fee is a mandatory nightly surcharge imposed by hotels, nominally to cover the cost of certain amenities. Unlike room rates, which vary hugely according to season, the resort fee is generally a fixed amount per night.
International Long-haul Flights; Special discounted fares available if booked as part of this package – ask our friendly team for a quote.